Services: Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. The funeral services will be private.

Evans George Vochis


November 10th 1926 - January 23rd 2011

Evans George Vochis, 84, of Norwalk, husband of the late Barbara Tripp Vochis, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Honey Hill Care Center in Norwalk.  Born November 10, 1926, in New York City, he was son of the late George and Anastasia Zaferiou Vochis.
Evans was a former president of the Norwalk Board of Realtors and a former partner with Empire Realtors.  He was co-owner with his brother in law, George Vallas of the Strawberry Hill Luncheonette, located in Grand Union shopping center in Norwalk and was also active in the community.

He was an army physical trainer during World War II and had been stationed in various vicinities including St. Augustine, Florida.  Later in his career, Evans worked as a realtor at Desmond Virgulak Brown. He was an avid lover of football, a wonderful father and loving grandfather, brother and uncle.

He is survived by his son, George E. Vochis and his daughter Alyssa Vochis. He is also survived by his brother, Charles Vochis and sister, Mary Vallas.  Evans had three grandchildren, Jacqueline Vochis, Evan Vochis and Alex Vochis.  He also left behind a niece and nephews.

Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. The funeral services will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.

  1. George, Sorry to hear about your Dad. Peace, prayers, and blessings. May your memories give you strength

    September 19, 2011
    Gary P -
  • o our “Popou” No one can replace you. We will always have the memories: ~East Hampton in the summer ~24 Conklin Terrace ~Fishing ~Eating at the diner ~17 Silwen Lane ~29 Van Buren Ave J8 ~Pancakes and bacon for breakfast ~Dunkin Donuts coffee and donuts ~That the key to success is an education ~That “time marches on” ~Watching Jeopardy at night on channel 7 ~Asking you for help with our homework, especially the math problems ~Roast beef and peas for Alex and Evan with potatoes, Ham and Pineapple for Jacqueline (Even though she didn’t eat meat anymore after age 10) ~Going to play at the office at Empire Realty ~Driving in the black Acura ~Playing with the genie lamp, cane and your top hat ~Watching the Giants games downstairs in the basement TV room on Silwen Lane with Pat and Dad screaming at the game ~Eating chocolates, hersheys kisses, drinking root beer floats ~Having the “real” ice cream, butter and heavy cream, none of that low fat stuff ~Eating breakfast at 8AM, lunch at 12 and dinner at 5:30… because any other way… “how do you operate?” ~Red and white peppermints in a basket by the door ~Whole milk in the fridge, wonderbread and folger’s coffee with sugar and half and half ~The garden You are forever our “Popou,” we know you are watching over us from above free as a bird… We will miss you. We will watch football in your honor and every time we eat chocolate, remember you. Love sent above, Jacqueline Evan and Alex Forever your grandchildren

    September 19, 2011
    Jacqueline, Evan and Alex Vochis -
  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember seeingyour Dad on several occasions at Honey Hill while visiting my Mom. You will be in our prayers. GOD Bless

    September 19, 2011
    Bruce Hoppel -
  • Alyssa & Georgie, I’m so sorry. I know how very much you loved your dad, and he you. I have memories of smiling happy days when the world seemed good and we shared lots of love and laughs. They were so kind and good to me. I could always make your dad laugh and loved to do it! Strength, comfort, peace.

    September 19, 2011
    judie szuets -
  • Alyssa, Though the voice is silent, the spirit echoes still. We are very sorry for your loss. Remember the good times and all the special times together that made you smile. Hugs…

    September 19, 2011
    The Hays Family -
  • Aylyssa, George and Aunt Mary: My deepest sympathies and condolences on your loss. May he be in peace and now an angel on your shoulder

    September 19, 2011
    Wendy Kleinknecht -
  • Alyssa and George and family, Sorry to hear of the passing of Evans. My thoughts are with you both.

    September 19, 2011
    Matt Hampel -
  • My deepest sympathy. My prayers are with you all at this sad time.

    September 19, 2011
    Carolyn Zaferiou Paton -
  • We are so sorry for your loss. “Popou” was a sweet man. I have great memories of him – one that stands out is when I was his tenant on Clinton Ave! Hugs from all of us – we are with you all in spirit this week as you get through this difficult time. xoxo

    September 19, 2011
    Laurie, Hannah and Warren -
  • May you rest i peace Uncle Evie. See you soo Love, Jeanne Zaferiou

    September 19, 2011
    Jeanne Zaferiou -
  • Sorry to hear about the Coach – he was truly one of kind guy!

    September 19, 2011
    pwalsh644 -
  • Dear Marianne, George, Jackie, Evan, & Alex, My thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. Linda Badin

    September 19, 2011
    Linda Badin -
  • I want you both to know how saddened I was to read that such a caring, honest and dependable has passed. I have been a Realtor since the days that Evans was President of the Board of Realtors. He will be missed.

    September 19, 2011
    Gloria Neaderland -
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